Hobgoblin

“Hob” is an old rustic nickname for “Robert” or “Robin”, so a hobgoblin is a goblin’s country cousin?

  • 07.151 with goblins, hobgoblins, and orcs of the worst description.

“Hob, n.1.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, June 2015. Web. 28 July 2015.

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